clw_uk wrote:As far i can make out parinibbana is nibbana after death or the final nibbana. Does this accord with the buddhas teachings or not? I understood nibbana that can be achieved here and now to be it, there is no beyond it.
Accoring to Nyanatiloka's Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
, literally "full Nibbana," is "a synonym for Nibbana; this term, therefore, does not refer exclusively to the extinction of the 5 groups of existence (khandha
) at the death of the Holy One, though often applied to it."